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12 min ago | Star Tribune

Muslim roots run deep in U.S. and in Minnesota

Arshia Sandozi is one of 25 Minnesota Muslims featured in the traveling exhibit.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Minnesota Government, Carleton College, Northfield, MN, Religion, Islam, Opinion

4 hrs ago | KSTP

Minnesotans Take Sides in Israel-Gaza Conflict, Plea for Peace

The conflict in Israel and Gaza is dividing the world, and many folks in Minnesota.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government

8 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

2 Minnesotans killed in Kansas crash2 Minnesotans killed in Kansas...

Both victims were from Alexandria. The patrol says the accident occurred when another car tried to pass the car the victims were in, causing their car to strike the rear of the passing vehicle and then swerve and rollover.


12 hrs ago | TwinCities

Roseville I-35W closed in both directions after collision, truck fire

A truck burst into flames after a collision on northbound Interstate 35W and eastbound Minnesota 36 shortly at 6:30 a.m. Friday.


Related Topix: Fire

16 hrs ago | Houston Press

Man Gets 11 Years in Online Drug Ring Deaths Case

A Houston man has been sentenced to 11 years in federal prison for his role in a synthetic drug ring that prosecutors say led to the deaths of two men in North Dakota and Minnesota in 2012.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Weekly Standard

Another Minnesota Miracle?

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Republican, Norm Coleman, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota Government

WATE-TV Knoxville

Burkina official: Plane wreckage found in Mali

The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other... The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, Federal Prisons, Ohio State University


Wisconsin makes Minnesota offer on tax reciprocity

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin's latest income tax reciprocity offer to Minnesota does not include an additional payment of up to $6 million a year that its neighbor wanted, a demand that the head of Wisconsin's Revenue Department derided Thursday as "unprecedented."


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Tax

WATE-TV Knoxville

Pope meets Sudanese woman sentenced to death

Virginia State Police say two were killed and at least 20 injured when a fierce storm slammed a campground on the state's Eastern Shore.


Related Topix: Explosion, Science, Paleontology


Minnesota DNR intervenes in $1.8B Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion lawsuit

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' bid to enter the legal fray over the proposed $1.8 billion Fargo-Moorhead diversion highlights an issue that has lurked beneath the surface: Can Minnesota assert legal authority over the federal flood control project? The DNR on Tuesday filed papers in U.S. District Court seeking to intervene in the ... (more)


Related Topix: Moorhead, MN, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Dilworth, MN

Walleye Insider

Vacationing in the Northwoods of Minnesota

For a short spell, we will be vacationing with six of our 10 grandkids and some of their parents in the Northwoods of Minnesota, where we will watch them fish more than we will fish.


Camden Chat

Orioles win lottery for a competitive balance draft pick for third straight year

The Orioles were awarded a pick in the Competitive Balance Round B for the 2015 draft.


Related Topix: The Orioles, Sports, Baltimore Orioles, Major League Baseball

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Star Tribune

Shot, slain Somali star had ties to Minnesota

A popular Somali folk singer, who lived in Minnesota briefly and was a member of the Somali parliament, was killed Wednesday in a drive-by shooting in Mogadishu.


Related Topix: Somalia, Africa, World News

The Modesto Bee

Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton paid nearly $106,000 in state and federal taxes last year, and upped his charitable giving, too.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Tax, St. Paul, MN, Bemidji, MN

CBS Local

Audubon Society: New Stadium Could Be 'Death Trap' To Birds

A prominent ornithological group says the forthcoming Vikings stadium will be a serious threat to birds unless its glass is changed.


Related Topix: Weird

Town Topics

"My Stars Shine Darkly Over Me" - Shakespeare Says It, Charlie Parker Plays It

A soft summer's day in New York. When the rain falls, you can count the drops. I'm sitting on a bench in Tompkins Square Park reading Twelfth Night as a drop kisses the page, then one or two or three more, just enough to ripple the paper.


Related Topix: Charlie Parker, Jazz, Twelfth Night, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies

Star Tribune

Minnesota names new director of medical cannabis

From Wabasha to Warroad, from Sleepy Eye to Silver Bay, Dateline Minnesota scours the state to bring you breaking news from outside the Twin Cities.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Minnesota Government, Sleepy Eye, MN, Drugs

City Pages

American Cannabis Company is counseling potential Minnesota pot producers

They won't say who, but the American Cannabis Company is counseling a group of " Minnesota-based entrepreneurs " who want to become manufacturers of the new state-sanctioned medicine.


Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Minnesota Government, Democrat, US Governors, North St. Paul, MN


Is Matt Entenza really from outstate Minnesota? No, he is not. [Greg Laden's Blog]

Entenza claims he is from Greater Minnesota, and thus, would do a better job representing the interests of Greater Minnesotans.


Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Pension, Personal Finance, Social Security, Retirement, St. Paul, MN

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Insight News

Minnesota expands expungement relief

As a defense attorney, one of the most common questions I get is: "how long will this be on my record?" It is easy to see why people are so concerned about their records.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Criminal Justice


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